I bought a Tikka varmint in 22-250. It has been my first Tikka and i must say i am very impressed with these and the features they have. To be honest, i had some Remington actions and some stocks and parts for 2 builds and after receiving this rifle i sold it all off to invest in another soon and do some stuff to them. This leads me to the trigger. These rifle are very simple and straight forward to work on. The triggers are very nice and easy to adjust. I have been used to the Jewell and Shilen triggers all my life on the rifles i use. So after i got the rifle i took it out of the stock to check it out and adjust the trigger down to the 2 pounds it would go. Very nice but still used to a lighter trigger. I did some research on them and was going to get a Jard trigger for it and also was reading about a spring and doing some polishing to the internals. I really did not want to spend the money on a trigger and wanted to be able to set the trigger a little bit lighter as i liked how it felt and i am using it for varmint hunting and calling coyotes. So this is what i did and not sure if anyone here has done this. I like how they use the screw that holds down the trigger as a stop so you can not adjust the trigger pull weight down any further than what they want. What i did was to take the trigger off the rifle and put it into a vise that was padded by wood strips. The trigger adjustment screw has alot of depth for the allen wrench. I took a small file and filed the top down shortning the screw for weight of pull until i got it where i wanted. I then installed the trigger and backed it out until it stopped again against the screw that holds it to the action. I now have a nice creep free 1 1/4 pound pull weight for hunting which is what i am used to. What a big difference it made and saved me a bit of money to boot.
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